OBITUARY

William Edward Eads

August 7, 1931May 28, 2019
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William Edward Eads, 87, of Rootstown, Ohio, went to be with our Lord on May 28, 2019. He was born August 7, 1931 in Radford, Virginia to parents Gordon Eads and Ethel (Hutton) Eads and grew up in Marion, Virginia. In his life, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. In 1955, Bill relocated to Ravenna upon accepting employment at Duracote Co. where he met John Schneller. He was an original employee by request of founder, John Schneller, of the John Schneller & Assoc. Co., helping to start up their manufacturing facility in 1963 and working in the maintenance department until he retired in 1993. Bill enjoyed serving his Lord, family and friends, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, fishing and playing cards with his family. He leaves behind his loving wife of 66 years, India Davidson Eads and their children: Pamela (Rick) Eads Chaffin, Allan (Lori) Eads, Patricia Eads Fisher, Elizabeth (Dan), Eads Heritage, all of Rootstown, Ohio. Surviving also are grandchildren: Rebekah (Brian ) Meliher Gillespie, Erick (Michelle) Caldwell, Aaron (Ali ) Eads, Sean (Katie) Fisher, Bryan (Ashley) Eads, Brandon Heritage and great-grandchildren: Shelby Maag, Airiana Eads, Sophia Gillespie, Adalynn Heritage, AJ Eads, Grace Fisher, Ellason Caldwell, and Graham Caldwell. Friends will be received at the Grace Church, 4808 Tallmadge Rd., Rootstown, Ohio on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm where funeral services, officiated by Pastor David Rosenberger will be held on Monday, June 3, at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Homeland Cemetery. Bill’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Summa Hospice for the care given to Bill and our family. Condolences and memories may be shared at wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 3, 2019

Memories

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Kim Luckie

June 3, 2019

Thinking of all of you at this time. So thankful for the church family we had growing up, and that all of you were a part of that family. Thoughts and prayers are with you today and in the coming days. I know you are rejoicing that Bill is out of pain and with the Lord today, even though he will be greatly missed. Love, Kim Luckie

Bill and Naomi Coe

May 31, 2019

Family do know our hearts and prayers are with you. Bill was a wonderful and Unforgettable Uncle. We love all of y'all

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Biography

William Edward Eads, 87, of Rootstown, Ohio, went to be with our Lord on May 28, 2019.
He was born August 7, 1931 in Radford, Virginia to parents Gordon Eads and Ethel (Hutton) Eads and grew up in Marion, Virginia. In his life, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. In 1955, Bill relocated to Ravenna upon accepting employment at Duracote Co. where he met John Schneller. He was an original employee by request of founder, John Schneller, of the John Schneller & Assoc. Co., helping to start up their manufacturing facility in 1963 and working in the maintenance department until he retired in 1993. Bill enjoyed serving his Lord, family and friends, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, fishing and playing cards with his family.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 66 years, India Davidson Eads and their
children: Pamela (Rick) Eads Chaffin, Allan (Lori) Eads, Patricia Eads Fisher, Elizabeth (Dan), Eads Heritage, all of Rootstown, Ohio. Surviving also are grandchildren: Rebekah (Brian ) Meliher Gillespie, Erick (Michelle) Caldwell, Aaron (Ali ) Eads, Sean (Katie) Fisher, Bryan (Ashley) Eads, Brandon Heritage and great-grandchildren: Shelby Maag, Airiana Eads, Sophia Gillespie, Adalynn Heritage, AJ Eads, Grace Fisher, Ellason Caldwell, and Graham Caldwell.
Friends will be received at the Grace Church, 4808 Tallmadge Rd., Rootstown, Ohio on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm where funeral services, officiated by Pastor David Rosenberger will be held on Monday, June 3, at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Homeland Cemetery.
Bill’s family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Summa Hospice for the care given to Bill and our family.
Condolences and memories may be shared at wood-kortright-borkoski.com.